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Cover for The genetics of the pig.

The second edition of this book contains chapters that discuss modern pig genetics, including taxonomy and evolution, domestication, coat colour variation, morphological traits and hereditary diseases, immunogenetics, cytogenetics, genomics, behaviour genetics, reproduction, transgenics,...

Author(s)
Rothschild, M. F.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
Book
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Cover for Genetics of meat quality and carcass traits.

The current knowledge and latest progress in the understanding of genetic influences on phenotypic variation of meat and carcass quality traits in pigs are reviewed.

Author(s)
Ciobanu, D. C.; Lonergan, S. M.; Huff-Lonergan, E. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics of performance traits.

The effects of breeding and genetics and the measurement of the growth, productive and reproductive performance traits of pigs are discussed.

Author(s)
Clutter, A. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunogenetics.

The genetics of the porcine major histocompatibility complex, T cell receptor and B cell receptor and the genetic loci that regulate innate and adaptive immune responses are presented.

Author(s)
Lunney, J. K.; Eguchi-Ogawa, T.; Uenishi, H.; Wertz, N.; Butler, J. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic aspects of pig domestication.

The distribution and characteristics of different populations of Sus scrofa, the genetic evidence for domestication and the subsequent migrations of domestic pigs with people across the Old World (Near East, Europe, China, South East Asia, Oceania, India and North Africa) are presented.

Author(s)
Larson, G.; Cucchi, T.; Dobney, K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937560)
Type
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